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Webcam pictures are obtained several times each day throughout the year depending on solar power availability (see "Picture Schedule" in the Special Features Menu).Estimated air temperature, wind direction, and snow depth are also provided on this page.The upper image (FAREWELL GAP) is a view looking south along the axis of the Mineral King valley.The East Fork of the Kaweah River is in the foreground.Cabins of the old historic Mineral King community can be seen on the left in the distant foreground.The Mineral King webcam image is taken from Potato Patch Ridge at an elevation of 7,830 feet.Mineral King has a rich history with mining activities in the valley dating back to the 1870's when a community of several thousand people worked in the area.

The road has no outlet, is not plowed of snow in winter, and the area is generally inaccessible from around November through April of each year.On occasion there may be the serendipitous view of wildlife such as deer or bear that inhabit the area.The town of Three Rivers is the gateway to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.The National Park Service has road barricades preventing vehicular access from late Fall through mid-Spring although access is permitted by foot or cross-country skis.Greater detail about the Visitors to the Mineral King area must bring virtually all their food and camping supplies with them since there are no commercial services available.